The Michigan Corn Growers Association (MCGA) board of directors created this scholarship in memory of former board member, Frank Lipinski. Frank was passionate about helping people with a non-agriculture background enter into the industry and he educated many young people on the career opportunities available in agriculture. One scholarship of up to $2,000 will be awarded for the Spring 2018 semester. All applications must be received by the Michigan Corn office no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, November 3, 2017.
• Applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student at a post-secondary educational institution pursuing an agricultural degree during the spring 2018 semester.
• Applicants must come from a non-agriculture/farm background. (Being a member of FFA, 4-H or any other related organization does not disqualify you from applying).
• Applicants cannot come from a family farm.
The MCGA offers a scholarship to members or children of members who will be enrolled as a full-time student during the fall 2018 semester. A minimum of two scholarships in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded. All applications must be received by the Michigan Corn Growers Association office no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, February 9, 2018. Click here for an application.
The National Corn Growers Association and BASF Corporation will award five $1,000 scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field. All applications must be postmarked by December 1, 2017. Click here for more information about the NCGA Scholarship.
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